On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1795

Josiah Wedgwood

Jan 3 Josiah Wedgwood, English pottery designer and manufacturer (Wedgwood), dies at 64

  • Jan 13 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 Maria Teresa Agnesi, Italian harpsichodist, singer, and composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 21 Samuel Wallis, English explorer (Wallis Island), dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, German composer and 5th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, dies at 62